Photo Gallery of GP-write Meeting 2018

GP-write Scientific Working Meeting was held at the Joseph P Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. Since the May, 2017 meeting, the following nine working groups have been working hard on their charters, roadmaps and white papers and the Scientific Executive Committee has identified the first lead project for GP-write which was discussed at the May meeting. Scientific …

Photo Gallery of GP-write Meeting 2017

The second GP-write annual meeting was held on May 9th and 10th, 2017, at the New York Genome Center in New York City. This meeting explored the concrete steps that GP-write can take to solve some of the most important problems facing humanity, including how to move from a carbon-based economy towards a biological one that is sustainable? How to …

Building a Genome from Scratch: Lessons Learned from Sc2.0

If anyone understands the challenges associated with powering a eukaryotic cell with a designer genome built from scratch, it’s Leslie Mitchell, a postdoc in Jef Boeke’s lab at NYU. Mitchell has been leading experimental design and technological development for the Synthetic Yeast Genome Project (Sc2.0) since 2012. In this role, she collaborates with Sc2.0 International Consortium team members spanning 4 continents to provide remote …